Pop superstar Rihanna has been confirmed to voice Smurfette in Paramount’s upcoming Smurfs movie.
The upcoming motion picture will be the first time Rihanna has appeared in a film since Donald Glover’s Guava Island, released in 2019. The announcement of the new Smurfs project was made at CinemaCon on April 27th, and the singer also made a surprise appearance to confirm her involvement in the movie.
In addition to voicing Smurfette, Rihanna will also be creating original music for the film. Currently, it’s unknown who else will be appearing alongside her in the film. Smurfs is slated for release on Valentine’s Day in 2025.
In other Rihanna news, she recently became the most followed woman on Twitter, having surpassed her closest competitor Katy Perry. Boasting over 108 million followers, Rihanna is now the most followed woman in the world and the fourth most followed ever.
Her closest rivals are Justin Bieber, and former US president Barack Obama, who is the second most followed account on the social media platform. The top spot is currently held by Twitter owner Elon Musk.